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How To Be A Better Hitter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
Be The Best Hitter In Your League in only a few weeks. Learn To drive through the ball for power and make consistent contact with the ball
The Reluctant Apostle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,580. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The author, a player in his youth, is persuaded to coach a Seattle little league team, with utterly disastrous results. Losing every game is only the beginning. It is the mix of heroics and tragedy in lower case, the torments and the injustices, the rain, mud, the charm of each young player, and the coach's reflections on subjects from Plato to giftedness, that render this book unforgettable.
Carlos Paula
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Carlos Paula, a Cuban, had a brief career in the major leagues with the Washington Senators. He was exceptional for he became the first dark-skinned Cuban to play for the Washington American League baseball franchise. Earlier Cubans with lighter skin color had made the grade for the Nationals. In 1954 race was a big issue because most of the teams fans were born south of the Mason-Dixon line.
Game-Day Goddess: Learning Baseball's Lingo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
"Game-Day Goddess: Learning Baseball's Lingo" documents the action you'll see on television or hear on the radio, or in the stands, and the essentials of the game. A handy reference covering the most important phrases and words used in today's game at the pro and college level, this concise dictionary features simple entries.
Bleed Cubbie Blue 2013 Annual
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,470. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
A preview of the 2013 Chicago Cubs season by writers from the SB Nation Cubs blog, Bleed Cubbie Blue; it includes major-league player previews, prospect reviews, and some history of the team.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: Philadelphia Phillies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Test your knowledge with these hardball questions about your favorite team—all the sluggers, hurlers, and greatest moments in Philadelphia Phillies history … 51 questions to challenge the diehard Phillies fan.
Bob Harmon St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
My eBook is about an early 20th century Major League Baseball pitcher who faded into obscurity after winning 23 and 18 games in the 1911 and 1912 seasons. Harmon played for the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates organizations. After his baseball career ended in 1918, he settled in Ouachita Parish, near Monroe, Louisiana. He became a successful dairy farmer and remained close to sports.
2013 Professional Baseball Umpire Corp. Umpire Manual
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,500. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Professional Baseball Umpire Corp.. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Reference
The PBUC Manual is the definitive resource for all professional umpires. This manual contains the interpretations and clarifications to the Official Baseball Rules, instructions to umpires, rulings and guidelines (including actual plays), policies and practices, and standards of evaluation.
Going with the Pitch: Adjusting to Baseball, School and Life as a Division I College Athlete (Second Edition)
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 201,650. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
This book, a four part chronicle beginning with my freshman year and culminating with senior year, offers an insider’s view into the life of a college athlete. As I share my experiences on the baseball diamond, in the classroom, and up in the dorm room, the entire college baseball experience comes to life in this personal "Road to Omaha".
The 2012 Texas Rangers: A Shutdown Ending
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,260. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The writers from shutdowninning.com have collaborated to provide a complete recap of the 2012 Texas Rangers season. From Spring Training to the Wild Card Playoff game, the early season highs to the late season lows, every important moment is highlighted in this one-of-a-kind production. As George Santayana said, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."
Projecting X: How to Forecast Baseball Player Performance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
FanGraphs expert Mike Podhorzer takes you on a journey through the process of projecting baseball player performance, teaching you the whats, whys and hows of both basic and advanced statistics. You will then discover how to use those newly acquired skills. A complete step-by-step tutorial on developing an Excel spreadsheet to perform the calculations follows.
Successfully Failing for Over a Hundred Years: In Depth into Baseball
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: Unknown language. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Do you think baseball is boring? Do you love baseball? Do you want to know about baseball? This book goes through all the factors of baseball to show people how baseball is not boring and is one of the most complex sport there is. Baseball will look better in your eyes after reading this.
When the Yankees Were on the Fritz --Revisiting the "Horace Clark Era"
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,030. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
"When the Yankees Were on the Fritz" is about a low time in New York Yankee history, the Horace Clarke Era, 1966-1974. Fritz's scouts had sold him on the concept that if he were on the Yankees he would be getting a World Series check almost every season, but instead, the Yankees fell to last place in the American League for the first time ever. Fritz never did get a World Series check.
Fantasy Baseball for Smart People: How to Profit Big During MLB Season
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,840. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Fantasy Baseball for Smart People: How to Profit Big During MLB Season is a Moneyball-esque guide to profiting big bucks from your love of fantasy sports. With analysis from top-ranked daily fantasy player CSURAM88, the book examines the advanced strategies used by daily fantasy sports professionals and provides you with data on which strategies have actually won in the past.
Hey, Coach!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
This is kind of a coaching for dummies book. I spent the first 10 years coaching my children in baseball and softball, making a lot of mistakes both with my players and their parents and wasting a lot of time in practice. This little book should be great for a first time coach or one who could use some new ideas. Though my experience coaching is in baseball, this could apply to all youth sports.
The Rhythm of the Game
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 40,690. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Children with special needs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
How far should you go to win a little league baseball game? This time it was Blake that was sucked into the vortex; Blake Curtis, the only player with Down syndrome to ever play in the FABL, was coming to the plate next, brought by design as the weak hitter with two outs and a runner on third. Blake Curtis might possibly be the last batter for his team in the championship game.
The 2013 Texas Rangers: A Shutdown Ending
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,730. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Follow the story of the 2013 Texas Rangers from an eventful offseason to a dramatic Spring Training, and throughout a tumultuous season.
How to make $20,000 per year Betting Baseball
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Mega Media Depot. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
This book is a complete system for wagering on Baseball. This system uses C.O.N.T.R.O.L., which is a complete selection and money management technique that can help the bettor make huge money. This is a follow up to the best selling "Betting under CONTROL - Baseball Underdogs" and includes an all new section showing how one can possibly attain large profits betting baseball underdogs.
Block the Plate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
14-year-old Pete Simmons is psyched to be catcher on the elite Texas Blaze baseball team, but Coach has been losing his temper – a lot. And the team's top pitcher turns out to be a total jerk...with a very cool twin sister. Middle school is coming to a close and making the high school roster is everyone’s goal – but first Pete has to survive his summer season.
Broken Baseball Numbers A Review Of Sabermetrics And What It Means To The Game
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,060. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Sabermetrics is taking baseball by storm. Are the numbers really as important as may Sabermetricians claim? Do we need to learn all over again what baseball is all about? Broken Baseball Numbers will answer these questions and many more. In the end, you'll have a totally new perspective on this math revolution within America's pastime, even if you consider yourself a sabermetric expert!